Population Demographics for Dorchester County, South Carolina in 2019, 2018



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population136,555100
White92,62167
Black or African American35,26625
Hispanic or Latino6,0754
Two or More Races3,5882
Asian2,0521
Some Other Race1,9781
American Indian904Below 1%
Three or more races306Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander146Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population66,38170,174136,555
White45,47247,14992,621
Black or African American16,74518,52135,266
Hispanic or Latino3,1442,9316,075
Two or More Races1,7131,8753,588
Asian8371,2152,052
Some Other Race1,0958831,978
American Indian453451904
Three or more races129177306
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander6680146

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Dorchester County

 
Total Population:136,555
Male Population:66,381
Female Population:70,174

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Dorchester County

 
Both sexes35
Male34
Female36

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Dorchester County

 
Total Population:134,540
Male Population:64,614
Under 5 years:4,916
5 to 9 years:5,150
10 to 14 years:5,323
15 to 17 years:3,316
18 and 19 years:1,779
20 years:781
21 years:731
22 to 24 years:2,287
25 to 29 years:4,374
30 to 34 years:4,112
35 to 39 years:4,350
40 to 44 years:4,833
45 to 49 years:5,052
50 to 54 years:4,518
55 to 59 years:3,700
60 and 61 years:1,471
62 to 64 years:1,982
65 and 66 years:1,075
67 to 69 years:1,294
70 to 74 years:1,618
75 to 79 years:1,042
80 to 84 years:531
85 years and over:379
Female Population:69,926
Under 5 years:4,843
5 to 9 years:5,091
10 to 14 years:5,171
15 to 17 years:3,119
18 and 19 years:1,721
20 years:810
21 years:758
22 to 24 years:2,461
25 to 29 years:4,730
30 to 34 years:4,789
35 to 39 years:5,041
40 to 44 years:5,211
45 to 49 years:5,556
50 to 54 years:4,814
55 to 59 years:4,345
60 and 61 years:1,621
62 to 64 years:2,182
65 and 66 years:1,185
67 to 69 years:1,491
70 to 74 years:1,876
75 to 79 years:1,258
80 to 84 years:984
85 years and over:869

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Dorchester County

 
Total:2
Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Dorchester County

 
Total:50,259
Family led homes:36,850
Husband-wife family:26,435
Other family:10,415
Population of male led with no wife present:2,396
Population female led with no husband present:8,019
Population of Nonfamily homes:13,409
Population living alone:10,855
Population not living alone:2,554

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Dorchester County with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:50,259
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:20,255
Population of family homes:20,052
Husband-wife family:12,781
Under 6 years only:2,857
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:2,787
6 to 17 years only:7,137
Other family:7,271
Male householder, no wife present:1,534
Under 6 years only:408
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:238
6 to 17 years only:888
Female led with no husband present:5,737
Under 6 years only:1,230
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,244
6 to 17 years only:3,263
Nonfamily households:203
Male led households:153
Under 6 years only:38
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:8
6 to 17 years only:107
Female led householder:50
Under 6 years only:12
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:4
6 to 17 years only:34
Households with no people under 18 years:30,004
Family households:16,798
Husband-wife family:13,654
Other family:3,144
Male led with no wife present:862
Female led with no husband present:2,282
Nonfamily households:13,206
Male led householder:6,047
Female led householder:7,159

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Dorchester County, by type

 
Total Home Population:50,259
Population of Family homes:36,850
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:1,199
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:6,571
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:8,724
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:8,713
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:3,265
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:3,036
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:3,623
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:1,427
Population of 85 year olds and over:292
Population of Nonfamily Homes:13,409
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:845
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:1,937
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:1,701
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:2,642
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:1,308
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:1,302
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:1,833
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:1,237
Population of 85 year olds and over:604

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Dorchester County containing people over 60

 
Total Population:50,259
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:14,912
1-person household:4,648
2-or-more-person household:10,264
Family households:9,859
Nonfamily households:405
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:35,347
1-person household:6,207
2-or-more-person household:29,140
Family homes:26,991
Nonfamily homes:2,149

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Dorchester County with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:50,259
Home has three or more generations:2,417
Home does not have three or more generations:47,842

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Dorchester County under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:36,902
Unmarried partner of home lead present:2,740
In family homes:2,593
Population of male led and male partner homes:69
Population of male led and female partner households:949
Population of female led and female partner households:119
Population of female led and male partner households:1,456
In nonfamily homes:147
Population of male led and male partner homes:1
Population of male led and female partner homes:128
Population of female led and female partner homes:0
Population of female led and male partner homes:18
No unmarried partner of home lead present:34,162
In family homes:34,052
Population of husband-wife family homes:23,767
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:1,533
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:8,752
In nonfamily homes:110

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Dorchester County

 
Total Population:114,684
Population Under 18 years:36,292
Population 18 years and over:78,392

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Dorchester County have lived in one place.

 
Total:50,259
Population of Owner occupied homes:36,073
Family home:28,030
Nonfamily homess:8,043
Male led home:3,549
Living alone:2,808
Not living alone:741
Female led home:4,494
Living alone:3,904
Not living alone:590
Population of Renter occupied homes:14,186
Family run homes:8,820
Husband-wife family:4,049
Other family:4,771
Male led with no wife present:954
Female led with no husband present:3,817
Nonfamily Homes:5,366
Male led homes:2,651
Male living alone:1,918
Male not living alone:733
Female led homes:2,715
Females living alone:2,225
Females not living alone:490